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Best Pet-Friendly Restaurants In Los Angeles

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Taking your pup with you to dine is a great incentive for many Angelenos who don't go anywhere without their best friends. Others like to give their furry companions the chance to accompany their humans when a repast means getting out of the house to a place where the serving is done by a staff member. That said, following are five places in which dog and family are welcome to book a meal in this part of the sunny Southland otherwise known as The City of Angels.

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The Sycamore Kitchen
143 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-0151

Offering some of the best food around on La Brea Ave., and in the city, Sycamore Kitchen has a patio that is perfect to bring your four legged friend. In addition to being pet-friendly, the food ay Sycamore Kitchen is delicious. Set on a comfortable and large patio, Sycamore Kitchen offers breakfast throughout the week (Monday through Sunday) including items like stone ground oatmeal, a scrambled egg and chorizo sandwich, buttermilk rye pancakes and more. Hungry for some cookies and pastries? The restaurant offers a huge selection as well as coffee and tea to go along with it. They also serve a great lunch menu including sandwiches, salads, and sides. All in all, its a great place to eat and hang out with friends and your pet.

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911 Seward St.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 461-3663

California comfort food is on tap at this out-of-the-fray Hollywood restaurant with a name that suits its down-home atmosphere. Within eye sight of the legendary Hollywood sign, Grub provides good fare and allows pups to take part, too, thanks to the thriving outdoor part of this friendly establishment. As for the grub at Grub, a favorite dish is called "The Kevin Bacon" and gives quite the grand slam of breakfast food, complete with a choice of hippie wheat or San Francisco sourdough bread. This meal includes a couple of brands of bacon (surprise!), so you can split that bounty with your canine companion if you're so inclined.

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Beer Belly
532 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-2337

With a recently finished patio and delicious food, this Korea Town spot offers more than just an extensive and well-known craft beer menu. Pets are welcome as you enjoy items like the Beer Belly Grilled Cheese, Catfish and Chips, Jidori Hot Wings and more. Kick back and enjoy a tasty craft beer on the patio with your pet.

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Flore Vegan Cuisine
3818 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 953-0611

Seeking vegan fare that is organic and yet not too pricey? And want your dog to dine with you while you sample this healthy food? That's no problem at Flore Vegan where outdoor tables do the trick as far as Fido joining the party is concerned. As far as the food at this East side establishment is concerned, expect a number of selections that run the gamut from gluten-free items to soy-free items and then some. Ironically, biscuits covered in gravy are a human favorite here.

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The Waffle
6255 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 465-6901

A waffle for you and a woofle for your furry friend. Both are on offer at this popular dining spot a few miles west of Flore Vegan in Hollywood and also on Sunset Boulevard. Don't expect glamour here but do expect an urban feel that is as inviting as it is homey. In the name of the namesake fare, enjoy everything from finger-licking sticky bun waffles to the tasty red velvet waffles on offer. Also enjoy a great kids menu and a bunch of tables where your hound can hang out with you while you eat until all of your food is gone or even beyond if you have room to order seconds.

Related: Best Off Leash Dog Areas in Los Angeles

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Fred 62
1850 N. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 667-0062

In Los Feliz where Fred 62 thrives, the pet population is enormous possibly because this neighborhood in the shadow of Griffith Park gives ample opportunity for some great walks and fun times enjoyed by (wo)man and beast. So, it's only fitting that you can take your furry Fido to dine in this part of town with you, too. A former old school diner, this spiffy alternative peddles all kinds of creative cuisine, from Mexican to Asian to fusion fare. In addition, Fred 62 presides over a lovely area outside where you can keep your dog by your side as you munch down, leaving some of the morsels to be fed to your very special dining partner. Bonus: This popular restaurant is open every day and around the clock.

Los Angeles freelance travel writer Jane Lasky, contributes to publications such as Travel + Leisure, Vogue and Esquire. Her weekly sojourning column ran in 40 newspapers for 20 years. Jane is anything but an accidental tourist. Check out her articles on

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